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Primary Junior Arts: Drama

A guide to resources that support the teaching and learning of drama, Grades 1 to 6.

Online Lesson Plans for Drama, K to 6

Council of Ontario Drama and Dance Educators 

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Council of Ontario Drama and Dance Educators

The Council of Ontario Drama and Dance Educators (CODE) offers teacher candidates at Ontario Faculties of Education free access to the lesson plans and other resources on their site. It's worth registering for this excellent value association membership!

The Royal Conservatory's Learning Through the Arts Lesson Plans site has a few drama lessons for the Primary / Junior grades. Curriculum connections are noted for each province.


 ArtsEdge from the Kennedy Center is a "free digital resource for teaching and learning in, through, and about the arts.

Drama Resource. A site managed by David Farmer, a former primary school teacher and now freelance drama consultant in London, England. the Drama Resource site includes a selection of free lesson ideas for drama teachers.

Drama Games.  From the Drama Resource site.

Classroom Lesson Plans, from the site maintained by Matt Buchanan, a theater director/performing arts center manager in New Canaan, CT.

OER Commons

Open education resources, including lesson plans, for teachers.  Modify and adapt the lesson plans to connect with the curriculum.

Drama Games & Short Activities

Naxos for Music

Naxos logto Remember that in Ontario public schools you have access to Naxos Music Library. For your Queen's access use your netID. The image reminds you how to get to the curriculum ideas for our Ontario music curriculum.

Ideas for Drama Classes